Crop Management Field Day 2019

Tuesday, August 20th is the Crop Management Field Day! Extension Agriculture Educators and UW Soil Scientists will be speaking, and you can bring samples of problems you’re having with crops for identification and management considerations.

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Using Corn and Soybean as cover crops on Prevented Planted acres in Wisconsin during 2019

For a crop to be considered a cover crop RMA states that “For crop insurance purposes, a cover crop is a crop generally recognized by agricultural experts as agronomically sound for the area for erosion control or other purposes related to conservation or soil improvement.” Soybean and corn both meet this requirement. However please remember that BMP’s must be followed to meet this requirement. Every producer who  eclares Prevent Planting must get approval from his or her crop insurance agent before any Prevent Planting management plan is implemented.

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Pest Management Update

The Annual UW-Extension Pest Management Update will be held in Sparta, Wisconsin at Jake’s Northwoods. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m., the program will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m., and finish by 3:00 p.m. Speakers will be UW Specialists, Mark Renz, Damon Smith, Vince Davis, Dan Heider and Bryan Jensen. Topics that will be covered include: Integrated […]

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